Marsden 1904 - Yorkshire Sheet 259.11
STEVE GARTON GENEALOGY - GODFREY EDITION OLD ORDNANCE SURVEY MAPS
MARSDEN 1904 - YORKSHIRE SHEET 259.11
These detailed maps normally cover an area of about one and a half miles by one mile. Each map includes an introduction and many include extracts of directories, local transport timetables and additional maps.
Marsden is fascinating town, spectacularly sited at the head of the Colne Valley, and sometimes used as an alternative setting for the television series Last of the Summer Wine. Our map covers most of the town (or large village) in great detail, with coverage extending southward to Netherley. Features include the LNWR railway with Marsden station and the entrance to Standedge Tunnel; Huddersfield Canal, with several locks and the tunnel entrance and Tunnel End Reservoir; Bank Bottom Mills, Clough Lee, Warehouse Hill, New Mills, Marsden Foundry, Inner Hey, Clough Lee Mills, Gate Head, St Bartholomew's church, Marsden Mills. A tramway is shown running south for construction work on the new Butterley Reservoir, being built at this time. A 1900 directory is also included.
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